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Jan 17, 2013 7:00am EST
now in algeria. we will be asking if it is payback for the french military intervention in mali. europeans, japanese, and americans held at the gas facility in the sahara. the algerian government says this islamist militant is behind the raid. jakarta under water. one of asia's biggest capitals brought to a halt as torrential rains caused flooding. >> officials have warned that over the next few days the rain will continue to increase. that could mean floodwaters around jakarta will continue to rise. >> ♪ >> behind closed doors, how russian rulers have enjoyed the treasures of the kremlin. the bpc has exclusive access. -- the bbc. and things just got tougher for boeing. >> the dreamliner is now grounded globally from washington to tokyo. boeing is the world's biggest plane maker. >> its new and in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 p.m. in algeria. interest extremists --- islamic extremists are holding dozens of workers hostage deep in the sahara desert. the algerian army has surrounded a gas complex and will doubt any negotiations. this is the man they think is behind one
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
>> rose: welcome to the programment we begin this evening looking at hostage taking in algeria, and the conflict in mali. we begin with margaret brennan, state department correspondent for cbs news. >> he was very interesting to hear hillary clinton there put mali, algeria and al qaeda quickly in that same paragraph. linking those concepts. because the state department has been concerned as she has been in pushing algeria to take a more active role in trying to control al qaeda. because they have been building out what is feared to be a command and control center. within northern mali. that is to say there are weapons coming from libya, through algeria, down into mali and there is a worry that this could become another afghanistan. >> rose: and for analysis of algeria and mali we turn to max boot, jennifer cook, and peter pham. >> the ramification of what happened in algeria and the strike against the gas installation there and the hostages being taken there really opens this up and internationalizes it with a number of year mean citizens taking u.s. citizens and japanese as we
Jan 19, 2013 7:00pm EST
world news america reporting from washington. a mixed picture in algeria as many hostages celebrate their escape or rescue. uncertainty remains about how many have been killed. uncovering evidence of a massacre, the bbc is inside a syrian town. and 50 years after martin luther king's speech, they look at why that dream might still be on fulfill. >> make sense of international -- unfulfilled. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also throughout the globe. three days after islamist militants stormed a gas line in algeria, there is confusion about the face of those taken hostage. hundreds of foreign workers have reportedly been freed, but there are still conflicting reports about the number that might have been killed. the secretary of state level the incident an act of terror. the correspondent has the latest. >> one of the survivors of the attack, the of jury in state television has shown pictures of some that have escaped the gas complex including some for britain starting their journey home. they are just as confused about details of first hostage taking and t
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Jan 17, 2013 3:00pm PST
. bye. thank you for watching. ♪ ♪ >> bret: triumph and tragedy for algeria for those held hostage by islamist militants. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. we begin with the latest on the fluid situation, the hostage situation in algeria. we're awaiting for word on the fate of several americans held by terrorists. two others from the u.s. are safe tonight after a daring escape. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is at the pentagon again tonight with what is happening right now. good evening, jennifer. >> good evening, bret. the algeria rescue appears to be over but the fate of several americans remains unclear. fox news learned two american survivors are en route to london right now. b.p. chartered a flight out of algeria for the plea employees, some of whom narrowly escaped death. kidnappers said they took dozens of hostages at the b.p. oil and gas facility in response to algeria, giving the french permission to fly to neighboring mali where the french troops are trying to push back to al-qaeda-linked rebels. >> instability in m
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
>> a grim end to a hostage crisis in algeria. a military operation ended it. ♪ >> this is al jazeera live from our headquarters in doha. also ahead -- [chanting] >> celebration in islamabad. anti-government protests end after a deal is struck. a city paralyzed by water. the army and police are called in to help thousands surrounded by floods in jakarta. and confessions of a sporting superstar. lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey about to be broadcast. ♪ >> hello. one of the biggest international hostage crisis in decades appears to have come to an end 36 hours after it began. algerian security sources are reporting 30 hostages and 11 kidnappers were killed in a military operation at a gas plant in the east of the country. while the hostages included algerians as well as foreigners from at least nine countries including the u.s., britain and japan. algeria says those behind the attack include egyptians and others. they launch admit operation because the armed group threatened to blow up the gas installation. we report from washington. >> the algerian military deci
Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm PST
taking last week of workers at a gas plant in algeria. clinton said algerian government officials have told their counterparts in washington that some of the islamist militants may have been involved in another high-profile operation. she said they may have taken part in the killing last september of the u.s. ambassador and three other americans in benghazi, libya. >> benghazi did not happen in a vacuum. the arab revolutions have scrambled power dynamics and shattered security forces across the region. >> clinton said there is no doubt the terrorists in algeria had weapons taken from libya. she suggested the arab spring revolutions have helped islamist groups to expand their reach. >>> government officials have confirmed that two more japanese were killed in the attack in algeria. nine japanese are now known to have died in the siege. government officials are still trying to learn what happened to another person. >> translator: i'm sorry to say, but japanese officials and employees from jgc corporation confirmed on wednesday that two of the dead were japanese nationals who worked for t
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
facility in the sahara desert in nearby algeria. we know there were american hostages along with brits and others. we know there was a mission launched today to free them and kill their captors. we don't truly know tonight about casualties or how many americans might have made it out of there alive. we begin with nbc's stephanie gosk on what we do know. >> reporter: using tanks and helicopters, the algerian military launched an operation on their own, to retake the remote gas field from the militants and free the hostages. including at least three americans. algeria says it's over, but details are few, and casualty reports vary widely from a few dead to dozens. u.s. officials are saying little about the operation or the american hostages. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time. >> reporter: the militants attacked the sprawling gas facility in the remote sahara wednesday morning, taking dozens of foreign and algerian hostages. confirming algeria's operation to retake the facility, british prime
Jan 18, 2013 2:30pm PST
>> and this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. a mixed picture in algeria as many hostages celebrate their escape or rescue. uncertainty remains about how many have been killed. uncovering evidence of a massacre, the bbc is inside a syrian town. and 50 years after martin luther king's speech, they look at why that dream might still be on fulfill. >> make sense of international -- unfulfilled. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also throughout the globe. three days after islamist militants stormed a gas line in algeria, there is confusion about the face of those taken hostage. hundreds of foreign workers have reportedly been freed, but there are still conflicting reports about the number that might have been killed. the secretary of state level the incident an act of terror. the correspondent has the latest. >> one of the survivors of the attack, the of jury in state television has shown pictures of some that have escaped the gas complex including some for britain starting their journey home. they are just as confused about details of first h
Jan 18, 2013 12:00am PST
, the islamists move south and the taking of the gas installation in algeria really puts a whole dramatic new spin on this and adds momentum to the whole problem. >> rose: we conclude this evening with jeff bridges the actor and bernie glassman, their new book is called "the dude and the zen master" >> well, one day bernie says to me, by the way, you know that in the buddhist circles the dude is considered a zen master. i said what are you talking about, man. he said oh yeah. i said come on, you know. you know, the cohen brothers never mentioned anything about you know, any kind of spirituality or zen or anything. and he says there you go, the-- . >> rose: algeria, mali, the dude and the zen master. when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. rose al gerian forces launched a dramatic raid on a desert gas plant earlier today this came after militants reportedly linked to al qaeda took the facility hostage on wednesday. the charge released several hundred algerians but held dozens of foreign workers including united states ci
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Jan 17, 2013 12:00am EST
to be among dozens of oil and gas workers taken hostage in algeria. is this the first wave of al qaeda sponsor strikes against critical energy facilities? and could it disrupt supplies? we drill down to the answers. and call it a liberal tax. the conservative restaurant owner charges left-wing moore for their drink and donate the cash to right-wing causes. is it a boom for his business? the owner serves as a big helping of a government economics. even when i say this not, it is always about "money." adam: and a good evening to you. we want to look at the days headline market. a tough day for stocks. the dow snapped a five-day nning streak falling 23 points. more turbulence for boeing 787 dreamliner. a faulty battery forced an emergency landing of a 787 in japan after a result the japan airlines are grounding their entire dreamliner flight facing safety inspections. shares of boeing fell more than 3%. hewlett-packard rallied more than 4% reported they received buyer interest for the edf units in recent days, however sources say no major sailors coming anytime soon. but we have to move on to the
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Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
are among those who escaped and are on their way out of algeria heading to london. still, as many as seven americans are reportedly missing at this hour, as i said, all of this is very fluid, and many of these numbers are going to change as we learn more, hopefully far more during the course of this hour. meanwhile, reporting that the al qaeda offshoot group was made up of a combination of the egyptians, algerians, two nations, libyans, malayans, and french among others and that at least 11 of those terrorists were killed. house intelligence committee chairman, congressman mike rogers telling fox news that al qaa in north africa likely pulled the trigger on an operaon that was already in the pipeline. so who is this group? what i their goals? how closely affiliated with al qaeda? is the united states prepared for a resurgent al qaeda in any form weather in north africa or in any other reason? those questions we hope to answer here tonight. former cia operative michael sawyer joins us, middle east affairs and author and columnis and member of the council on foreign relations monicker crowle
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Jan 27, 2013 12:00am PST
. >>> and susannah reacts to the ban on assault weapons. >> and libya, algeria mali. no doubt that the algerian terrorist had weapons from libya and no doubt that the malian rements aqim have weapons from lib yampt is north africa the new headquarters for terroristpeter kings talks. >> and a dolphin in distress asked humans for help in the deep blue sea and jimicle yehis wife jill on how their marriage survives infell dillity and help. >> governor mike huckabee. welcome to huckabee. we are coming to you from los angeles tonight. this week callers to my radio show were not optmistic with four years of president obama at the helm. most of them lean conservative. but the term i heard was america was going to the dogs. i take strong exception to that. tuesday january 15th my black lab bradorjet died. he would have been 15 years old. i wanted to talk about it last week and i was afraid not to get through it without completely losing it we had three wonderful dogs. jet was my inseparable companian as a anniversary gift. he was my hunting buddy and fishing companion and sat next to me as i wrote the w
Jan 18, 2013 4:00am EST
crisis is over in algeria as the reports emerge that doesz may have been killed in a rescue operation. >>> investors are unnerved by big spending plans in 2013. plus, glencore pushes back its mega merger by weeks as the regulatory commission begin necessary south africa. >>> welcome to the program. i want to bring you some breaking news in terms of energy prices. the iea is out with its latest 2013 oil report. it expects u.s. oil demand to remain flat on the year. but the headline here does appear that the market, according to the iea language here, is tighter than we thought. all of a sudden, the market looks tighter than we thought. that's the main message we're getting from the organization. it says the world forecast to consume about 90.8 million barrels per day in 2013, up by about a quarter of a million since december. despite seeing the u.s. slight to even negative, seen as driving increase in demand and global supplies felly 170,000 barrels per day in december to 192 million. opec supplies falling to its lowest level in a year in december. global refinery rose by 1.5 million b
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
confirmed dead in algeria. cnn communicates with another hostage who managed to escape. the nra's power is growing even after newtown. let's go "outfront." good evening. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, breaking news on lance armstrong. coming clean, part two. the 41-year-old former cyclist continued his confession with more revelations about his cheating and lying for more than a decade. ed lavandera has been following the story. he's in austin tonight. ed? >> reporter: erin, oprah promised leading into this interview that it was at times emotional, and on this second night is when we finally saw some of that emotion. lance armstrong becoming the most emotional we saw him in this two-night interview when he had to explain to his kids that he had been lying all along for more than a decade. >> when this all really started, i saw my son defending me and saying that's not true. what you're saying about my dad is not true. and it almost goes to this question of why now. yeah. that's when i knew i had to tell him. and he'd never asked me. he'd never said, dad, is this true? he trusted
Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
france's military bombing in mali, over 20 foreign hostages remain unaccounted for in neighboring algeria in what has been described as one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades. then cycling legend lance armstrong admits to oprah winfrey he cheated his way to a record seven tour de france titles. >> yes or no. did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no. was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> will speak to sportswriter dave zirin, author of, "game over: how politics has turned the sports world upside down." as the fourth anniversary of roe v. wade approaches, we look at how antitrust legislation over the years has criminalize pregnancy, leaving hundreds of women to be forced to undergo unwanted medical procedures and locked up in jail or mental institutions all because there were pregnant? all that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least 2
Jan 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
in algeria, but confusion continues over the number killed and the state of the standoff with islamic militants. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on the efforts to secure the remaining captives, and itn's lindsey hilsum looks at the intensifying conflict in neighboring mali. >> malian soldiers say they have to chance of con froningt the jihadies and the people i have been seeing today are just terrified >> brown: then, we have two takes on monday's presidential inauguration. first, a look at the massive preparations underway for the grand ceremony. >> he'll walk down the hall, and then he'll go outside, and when he opens those doors, he'll see hundreds of thousands of people cheering at him. it will be a sight that is awesome. >> suarez: and inaugural poet richard blanco discusses what it means to be a part of such a momentous occasion. >> brown: we have more on the fallout after lance armstrong's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs to build his chpionship career. >> suarez: plus, mark shields an
Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
plant in algeria. there was word that one american hostage had been killed, but a definitive accounting of all the captives remained elusive. at the same time, the algerians allowed the world to see pictures of some who'd been rescued. amid continued confusion, these were the first images of natural gas workers freed by algerian special forces. >> ( translated ): we went out and waved up white banners so the national army would recognize us as workers and let us go. >> brown: others were less fortunate, shown bandaged and in hospital beds. state tv broadcast the footage a day after the army launched its operation, and two days after islamist militants seized the ain amenas complex in the desert near the libyan border. an algerian worker said the kidnappers had separated algerians from foreign workers.r then came the army assault. >> ( translated ): we were in a room, all of us, 260 people, all of us gathered there when the army started firing from a plane. so we went out through a door, the back door, to escape, to get away. the army helped. if it wasn't for the army, we would never hav
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> and former barcelona coach pep guardiola gets set to take over bayern munich. we begin in algeria where there are conflicting reports coming in from the southeast of the country. several hours ago, it was reported some foreigners and algerian workers had managed to escape from the gas facility where dozens of hostages are being held by extremists. now, a mauritanian news agency is reporting that as many as 35 hostages and 15 of their captors have been killed in air strikes by the algerian armed forces. there has been no independent confirmation, though, of that news yet. >> one group linked to al qaeda claimed the hostage-taking was in retaliation for the french intervention in neighboring mali, where french troops are moving deeper into territory still under rebel control. further north, the french air force is targeting a legend rebel positions. the unrest is now fear to be spilling across the border into algeria where the country's army has surrounded the scene of the hostage-taking. at least 20 foreigners are among the hostages. among them are workers from norway, france, and britai
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm PST
the "journal welcome -- welcome to the "journal" here on dw. algeria's hostage crisis continues with many foreigners still unaccounted for two days after islamist fighterattacked a gas complex. >> shareholder pressure on the chairman of a company steps down after he admits to mistakes that led to massive losses at the global steel maker. >> bundesliga fans get ready for the return of german soccer after a six-week break. will this be bayern munich's year? >> the hostage standoff at a saharan national gas plant took a dramatic turn today as algeria's state news service reported that nearly 100 of the 132 foreign workers kidnapped had been freed? the fate of those still in captivity remains unclear. an islamist militants also initially seized 573 algerians, all of whom were later released. the al qaeda-linked groups took the hostages supposedly to pressure france into ending its military intervention in mali. >> algerian state television aired these images of hostages celebrating their release. they described the dramatic rescue operation. >> we were in a room with 250 people when
Jan 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
of workers hostage. sellal stressed government forces moved in on the facility to demonstrate algeria will not give in to terrorism. a spokesperson for the militants told the french weekly "paris match" that the group had achieved 90% of its goals. one of those goals was to take control of a heavily guarded complex with just 40 fighters. but there are allegations that militants had some inside help. an algerian newspaper reported that security officials are questioning workers. they reveal a former driver at the facility was among the attackers. he reportedly provide the the group with detailed information about the plant. the militants have pledged to continue their attacks unless france halts its military campaign in mali. now, leaders around the world are now paying full attention to this part of africa. professor kazio takahashi of the open university of japan gave us some insight into why things unfolded the way they did in algeria and what we should expect moving forward. >> behind the decision of algerian government to go alone lies the bloody history of algeria. algeria fought
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
, thank you. >>> we have some developing news out of algeria right now, where an al-qaeda-linked militant group is holding dozens hostage and they claim to have seven americans as well. the so-called masked brigade attacked a natural gas facility in amenas, near the algeria border. two people were killed in the attack. secretary of state hillary clinton is talking to algeria's prime minister about the situation. the attack is reportedly revenge for algeria's support of france's operation in northern mali. algeria allowed french jets to use its air space in attacking al-qaeda-linked rebel groups there. >> we condemn in strongest terms the terrorist attack on british petroleum personnel and facilities at the in amenas, algeria earlier today. >> defense secretary leon panetta is calling the situation serious. several other countries have announced that they have citizens involved as well. >>> terrifying moments in london today. a helicopter crashed in the heart of the city during the morning rush hour. two people were killed and s
Jan 17, 2013 5:30am PST
by british, norwegian, and algerian companies. the nationals are being held from algeria, ireland, japan, france, and the united states, and britain. >> many of the people i've worked in the area many years. i asked for your understanding for not being able to give you more detailed information. >> it's not clear how many algerian workers are being held. least 30 people have managed to escape. a catering company said that it has 150 employees alone still confined at the plant. the gas field is in remote parts of the country's eastern desert, serviced by its own air fields, accommodations, and hospital. several hundred people are believed to work on the base at any one time. it's just 100 kilometers west of the libyan border. one armed group says it carried out the attack as payback for algeria allowing france to use its air bases in the assault against al qaeda dazzling spiders in neighboring mali. >> according to the information we have, there are about 20 terrorists inside. we believe they take orders from him and i don't believe they came from mali or libya. this is a revenge attack a
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
>> hostages in algeria, relief, but the crisis is not over yet with others still unaccounted for. this is aljazeera. also coming up, after military intervention, many may be forced to flee. outrage after the bolshoi ballet has someone with acid thrown in their face. >> did you ever take drugs to enhance your performance? >> yes. >> lying and bullying. what will the world here next from lance armstrong? -- hear next? a military operation at an algerian gas plant appears to be ongoing, three days after al qaeda-flynt fighters took hundreds of workers hostage. although more than six other people are reported to have been released, 30 foreign workers remain unaccounted for. algerian state media says 12 hostages have died. >> these and the people we were able to escape what may have been a terrifying experience for them, and relieved, they most certainly are. algerian television took these pictures, and it shows men, with praise for the algerian army, which took on the hostage crisis. >> the algerian army. >> i think they did a fantastic job. i am very impressed. >> my thoughts are wi
Jan 16, 2013 2:30pm PST
militants in algeria raid a gas plant, taking dozens hostage. americans are among them. president obama proposes the toughest gun laws in decades. getting them passed will be difficult. >> this is our first task as a society, keeping our children safe. this is how we will be judged. >> answering the detractors. kathryn bigelow filed by two critics of the torture scenes. -- kathryn bigelow talks by two critics of the torture -- talks back to critics of the torture scenes. dozens of hostages, including several americans, are reported to have been conducted by islamist militants in algeria. the raid took place saigon -- i've gone. the kidnappers are demanding an end to the french military operation. >> at a remote who gas plant in ontario, -- of syria, jihadists militants arrive in jeeps, and to people are reported to have been killed -- in algeria, jihadists militants arrived in jeeps, and two people are reported to have been killed. he has made millions smuggling across the borders. it has triggered a series of crisis meetings in london, where the government emergency meeting has been co
Jan 25, 2013 7:30am EST
survivors of the hostage crisis in algeria are back home along with the bodies of nine colleagues. the nation's leaders vow to continue their fight against terrorism. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline". the head of the chinese communist party want leaders from his country and japan to sit down and talk. xi jinping says he's seriously considering the possibility of high level dialogue but before it can happen he says the right environment needs to be established. japan/china relations have been strained since last fall because of a territorial dispute. xi made the comments after meeting with a senior japanese politician. natsuo yamaguchi leads the new komeito party. he delivered a letter from prime minister shinzo abe. natsuo yamaguchi told xi his visit marks the first step in improving relations. he says it's important to continue dialogue leading to a bilateral summit. xi jinping said he respects abe. he said abe was active in strengthening ties the last time he was prime minister and he said he hopes abe will continue with that work. >> translator: i hope this meeting will impr
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